Albany man sentenced to prison for sex crime, weapons crime

Albany man sentenced to prison for sex crime, weapons crime


An Albany man was sentenced in Linn County Circuit Court on Friday to three years in prison for a sex crime and a weapons crime.

Scott Samuel Thomson, 60, had pleaded guilty to luring a minor and felon in possession of a firearm on Dec. 27.

Charges of attempt to commit luring a minor and unlawful use of a weapon were dismissed at sentencing.

Thomson must register as a sex offender and he will be on post-prison supervision for two years.

The crimes occurred on Nov. 8 and were investigated by the Albany Police Department.

Thomson provided a minor an explicit verbal description or a narrative account of sexual conduct for the purpose of inducing the minor or purported minor to engage in sexual conduct, according to court paperwork.

Kyle Odegard


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